Posts By: Patrick Corcoran

Windows battle takes on a digital dimension

You don’t have to make a Federal case out of it. Oops..wait: In regulatory filing today, the Motion Picture Assn. of America, the chief lobbying group for the major studios, restated its support for a waiver of current Federal Communications Commission rules that would clear the way for a technology that would allow consumers to… Read more »

"This Is It" DVD after Christmas

The L.A. Times is reporting that Sony has agreed with theater owners to hold off on releasing the DVD for the Michael Jackson concert documentary, This Is It, until after Christmas.  Sony Pictures desperately wanted to release the DVD of the Michael Jackson concert movie “This Is It” for the holiday shopping season, but backed… Read more »

Paramount widens window

Following up this post, Variety reports that Paramount is widening the release window on The Goods: Live Hard Sell Hard.  In an effort to assuage exhib concerns, Paramount did agree to push back the DVD launch of Jeremy Piven laffer “The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard” from Nov. 11 to late November. Had the release… Read more »